Did you know that if you've worked or studied abroad for more than one year, you are eligible for an Approved Permit (AP) from the government of Malaysia?
APs are import licenses that are used to export vehicles back to Malaysia. They can be obtained from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) by filling and completing Form JK 69 (Pindaan) 9/84 before exporting the vehicle back to our shores.
Before thinking that you have the right to an AP, it's best to check out the bullet points down below to ascertain if you are entitled to one.
The AP application form can be purchased from Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, or any of its branches in Malaysia. If you're abroad, you may visit their website, www.pnb2u.com
Your application must be accompanied by original or certified copies of :
The application must be made by the applicant only. MITI will not accept applications made by agents.
Relevant import duties and excise taxes will be imposed according to Malaysia's current schedule. If you don't have the resources to pay for them, it's pointless to ship your car back to Malaysia as your car will be stuck in Port Klang indefinitely. With this in mind, it's best to know how much they are.
However, since the import duty and excise tax are updated from time to time, it is best to contact Malaysia's customs department for further information about Import Duty. Visit www.customs.gov.my or contact the Royal Malaysian Customs Department at +603 7806 7200/ 7806 7599 (Call Centre).
Well, it's of course the mission of how to import a car into Malaysia using your AP. Stay tuned as we'll bring you a follow-up piece on how to import your car into Malaysia.
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